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that you can cut the deficit in 10 years while simultaneously increasing defense spending and cutting 35 to 28, as from mitt romney proposed, but 39 to 25%. it is just a pipe dream. >> are we ever going to settle this thing, lois? >> and then we might. i think the charm offensive is working a little bit. mitch mcconnell is speaking well of the president in saying that we have useful meetings. his biggest problem might end up being the democrats, trying to move them through some sort of entitlement reform. >> evan? >> maybe obama has got some secret plans to, but i don't see it. this is too little too late. if he was serious about a grand bargain he would have started in november. instead, he behaved like a political hack for months, and then his polls go down and he says, okay, i guess i got to show i'm being cooperative, so he has dinner a couple of times. it is not. getting. >> charles? >> and has not even produced a budget, which by law was due last month. he says it will be out the week of august 8 bid what the senate democrats have done, and these they have produced a budget, first
partners include the jewish home party whose members oppose a palestinian state. the new defense minister and housing minister both support the building settlements in occupy territory. construction must stop before they will return to the negotiation table. >>> pope francis has welcomed a visitor from back home just a few days into his new role. argenti argentina's president paid him a visit at the vatican and put his diplomatic skills to the test. the pope welcomed her before lunch. she asked him to intervene with the dispute in britain over the islands. there's no word how the pope responded to the quest. when he was archbishop he clashed with her and her husband. think seem to put their quarrels behind them during the latest meeting when they exchanged gifts. >>> on a small island people are worried about their savings. tell us about this tax. >> the details were supposed to be decided on by today. due to strong reaction from the public, officials decided they needed a few more days to ponder it. political leaders have postponed a vote to seize a portion of individual's bank deposits
trying to paralyze south korean companies. >> a south korean defense ministry representative says i.t. personnel have found no signs of any problems with their computer network. he says they have raised their information warfare alert system as a precaution. people in south korea's presidential office have also taken action. a spokesperson says president park assigned her officials to quickly restore the country's affected computer networks to their normal status and find out what caused the outages. government officials in seoul have dealt with several cyber attacks in the past. they overloaded websites with mass iive amounts of data in ju 2009. they confirmed for the first time a cyber attack by north korea. in march 2011 hackers blocked access to the website of the office of the south korean president and other government agencies. they traced the take to a north korean government agency in china. two months later another agency halted atm services at a south korean bank. professor kim jong un says the latest cyber attack is different from those in the past. >> translator: many p
of the russian defense ministry. leaders of china and russia take an approach different than the united states on issues related to north korea, syria and iran. all of those nations have close relations with either china or russia. president xi's next stop on his tour is africa. in south africa, he will attend a summit of the brics group of emerging economies, including brazil, india, russia and the host nation. he wants to bring the block closer together so it can exert more influence. in tanzania, in the republic of conga, president xi will work on the natural resources needed to feed china's economic engine. analysts say the chinese leader is being strategic with his first trip abroad. they say he is trying to strengthen ties with russia and emerging economies to give china more global influence in a world where the united states plays a leading role. takafumi terui, nhk world. >>> investigators looking into this week's cyberattack against south korean broadcasters and banks are withdrawing a claim they made early on. they initially said a malicious code came from an internet address in chi
. that said, bigger problems are ahead of us. >> the 8% of defense will kick in, so there will be furloughs. >> they have delayed the furloughs because of the continuing resolution. >> that is a good point because 28% of all federal hires are we talk about how much we revere and respect and admire veterans. they are the ones that will get laid off. >> the republicans are lucky that the ryan plan does not have a chance. if the american people got wind of the kind of cuts that would happen under this budget, and most people do not pay attention to this back-and-forth, but it started to happen, they would not like it at all. you can see that in all the data. >> i hate to be critical of you -- actually, i do not really. but you missed the story on the budget. the real news is the senate offered a budget for the first time since 2009. the ipad did not even exist the last time. [laughter] that is completely dead on arrival. it is the most appalling document you have ever seen. it does not look at any entitlements. it does not have any cuts. it marches us off a cliff into greece and perhaps cyprus
of defense chuck hagel making his first official trip to afghanistan, meeting with u.s. troops and afghan president hamid karzai. hagel and karzai speaking in private after canceling a joint press conference due to security concerns, discussing issues including troop withdrawal and addressing comments karzai made ahead of hagel's visit. karzai accusing america and the taliban of coordinating terror attacks against afghan civilians. secretary hagel using the meeting with the president to clear any fears. >> i told the president it was not true that the united states was unilaterally working with the taliban in trying to negotiate anything. >> sulaiman abu ghaith, a former spokesman for al-qaeda and son-in-law of its founder, osama bin laden, appearing in new york city federal court to face charges for allegedly conspiring to kill americans. abu ghaith was arrested in jordan by u.s. officials and brought to the u.s. the decision reigniting debate about trying al-qaeda suspects, with senior republicans in congress denouncing the decision to try him in a civilian criminal court, rather than a
's bank, paid $16 billion for legal defense fees and $8 billion in settlement for cases involving regulatory avoidance. i mean, that's almost a third of their profits. if i were a shareholder, i'd say why are you spending all that money? >> it's amazing that the easiest way to avoid all this is to stop doing it, change these behaviors. mary jo white will be the new s.e.c. chairman. she's got a long history in law enforcement. she was in the private sector for many years. that's created some controversy. >> defending big banks. >> i'm going to hope with her. i think she's at the end of her career. her legacy is going to be how well she does at the s.e.c. someone like her can be the very best regulator because they know all the bodies are buried. she's not trying to cultivate a client list to go back into practice. this is the last thing she's going to be doing. but i hope she looks at the s.e.c. enforcement strategy and starts suing individuals and looks at it as a way to change behavior not just a way to rack up press releases. i think that fresh look is going to be helpful. let's
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